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Hawe Family Laid To Rest

It is believed that Alan Hawe killed his wife and children before taking his own life. Fr Felim Kelly will lead the funeral Mass at 16:00 local time at St Mar...


Bangladesh hangs Jamaat-e-Islami party figure

Earlier, local media reported that all preparations have been made to execute Ali, who is imprisoned at the Kashimpur high security jail in Gazipur, some 40 kil...


In new operation, Turkish tanks enter northern Syria

Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish tanks have entered Syria's Cobanbey district northeast of Aleppo in a "new phase" of the Euphrates Shield operation....


Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after overseas absence, health fears

Mugabe had been headed from a conference in Swaziland to Singapore, where he receives regular health treatment when his plane made a sharp turn north toward t...


Harris joins Australia's coaching ranks for SAfrica

The 36-year-old had retired from the worldwide cricket on the eve of last year's Ashes series due to a recurring knee injury and will now join head coach Darr...


Xi urges United States to 'play a constructive role' in South China Sea

It is reported that Duterte said recently that bilateral talks between his country and China may start "within the year". The US has urged China to accept an ...


Government nurses call off nationwide strike

About 20,000 nurses from government hospitals run by the Delhi and Central governments have joined the agitation, severely affecting the functioning of hospital...


Blast kills nearly a dozen as Philippine president visits hometown

Police later said two of at least 30 people taken to hospital had since died, bringing the toll to 12. Duterte was in Davao on Friday, but was safe and at a ...


Leaders debate convening special session on Maine governor

Fredette. Republican lawmakers in the Maine House and Senate are objecting to Democratic House Speaker Mark Eves' effort to initiate a special session. Gattin...


Powerful 7.1 magnitude quake jolts New Zealand: USGS

People as far north as Auckland and as far south as Nelson in the South Island reported feeling the shake, though there have not been any reports of injuries or...


Uzbekistan's president is critically ill - government

In a report released in April this year, rights group Amnesty International said that there was "overwhelming evidence that torture continues unabated in Uzb...


Thousands line up to see Donald Trump in Everett

Republicans have ramped up their hammering of Hillary Clinton for not holding a news conference this year - even as their own presidential nominee has been bann...


Liverpool midfielder sends message to Man Utd's tearful Bastian Schweinsteiger

Stylistically, Neuer's aggressive brand of goalkeeping has allowed both his club and worldwide team to press high up the pitch, safe in the knowledge he's a wat...


Gabon opposition activists freed from seized headquarters

The opposition quickly alleged election fraud after results announced Wednesday showed that a family dynasty stretching back to the 1960s would remain in power ...


Jets quarterback Bryce Petty injured in 14-6 loss to Eagles

From how new coach Doug Pederson is reshaping the roster, and changing the culture look no further than The Courier Times , as it brings the Philadelphia Eag...


Jeremy Corbyn says after-work drinks are 'sexist' and should be banned

When asked during a question and answer session after his speech at Unison headquarters how he meant to win over any alienated female Labour MPs, he said: "I ...


Post-quake investigation in Italy starts with contracts

Renzi also asked the Genoa-based architect to help develop a plan for future disaster prevention, which could involve changing the laws on earthquake-proofing f...


The Light Between Oceans Video Review

That's around the point The Light Between Oceans shifts gears from a whimsical if not completely improbable love story to an absolutely devastating soap opera...


Air strike kills 16 members of Yemeni imam's family

Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition hit a house in the northern Yemeni city of Saada in the early hours of Wednesday, killing at least 16 civilians, Yemen's ...


USA sign deal to share military assets and bases

India and the usa on Monday signed an important agreement that will make the two nations logistical allies and enable both the militaries to use each other's ...


Powerful Magnitude 7.1 Quake Strikes New Zealand

The New Zealand Civil Defense lifted a tsunami warning for the upper South Island. Warnings were broadcast via TV, radio and the internet for people to stay o...


Nice burkini ban overturned following ruling by top court

Valls thundered. "She is not veiled, because she is free! That is the republic!" But in a sign of the divisions within the Socialist government on the issue, ...


Boko Haram leader fatally wounded — Nigerian military

While their leader, so called " Abubakar Shekau ", is believed to be fatally wounded on his shoulders . The army first said in 2013 that it had killed the ...


12 soldiers killed in clash with Abu Sayyaf in Sulu

He added that no government troops had been injured during the latest skirmishes, after 17 were wounded in clashes Friday. Tan said that on Wednesday, Abu Say...


Tim Cook calls EU's $14.5 billion ruling against Apple 'political crap'

Apple has said it would appeal the decision - as has Ireland, which the European Commission accused of forging a sweetheart tax deal with the iPhone maker, i...


Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack

The country's Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime chief Monirul Islam said the raid was carried out in Naraynganj on the outskirts of Dhaka. Police offi...


Bomb Explodes at Brussels Criminology Institute

State broadcaster RTBF reported that a vehicle forced its way into the site "before exploding a bomb " early on Monday. No one was injured. The building, i...


Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundation

Clinton delivered her August 25 diatribe against the shadowy "Alt-Right" movement - a collection of misfits and powerless screechers on the far right - blaming ...


Victoria to impose permanent ban on fracking in late 2016

The government said the move would protect the reputation of Victoria's agriculture sector, which employs more than 190,000 people; provide certainty to regio...


Eskom to hand 172-page 'Gupta contract report' to Treasury

Meanwhile, the latest correspondence Eskom received from the Treasury was on 17 August 2016, in which the latter supported the extension of the coal supply cont...


Curfew lifted from Kashmir after 51 days

Geelani made the statement while commenting on the appeal of People's Democratic Party in which he was requested to give Mufti a chance while considering her as...


Turkey: authorities working to identify wedding bomber

The attack in Gaziantep, near Turkey's border with Syria on Saturday, killed at least 51 people and wounded almost 70 other people. Reports said more than half ...


Owen Smith blames Jeremy Corbyn for Labour finishing third in Holyrood election

The Labour leadership challenger accused Mr Corbyn of being prepared to "sacrifice unity and victory" in order to stay in his position. "I have repeatedly cal...


Poland: Germany wrong to criticize anti-migrant EU partners

Talks on the world's largest free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States have failed after months without progress, Angela Merkel's de...


United Kingdom to reject changes to Calais border deal

He said: "If the British Government don't want to open this discussion, we will tell you the Touquet Agreement is over". After the European Union referend...